Saturday, December 5, 2020

Tag: SFist

Reflections on a phantom mall—and other local property follies

Former CurbedSF editor Brock Keeling on the future of the city, jaw-dropping real estate porn, and covering our wild and tragic local moment

The misleading reports (and reporting) on Prop. E

I was around in 1986, when the San Francisco Chronicle, along with most of the political power structure of the city, argued that Proposition M, a measure to limit...

KQED says 48 Hills is a story of the decade

KQED released a beautifully designed, memory-triggering package yesterday called "Our Turbulent Decade." It's an in-depth, year-by-year look some of the most impactful events and trends in the Bay Area,...

The Chron’s robo-journalism

It looked just like so many other short news briefs in the San Francisco Chronicle; straightforward, factual, a little boring. A modest earthquake struck in Soledad: The United States Geological...

Arts Forecast: Here come the Sisters

MUCH ADO ABOUT FOLSOM Folsom Street Fair is two Sundays away (watch for my party guide), and what better way could organizers seize the news cycle ahead of time than......

Puff: A stroll through the Grass Lands

PUFF While music acts like Paul Simon and Childish Gambino took to the main stages of San Francisco’s annual Outside Lands this month for a three-day music festival (see our...

The absurd, failed economics of the jobs-housing linkage fee

The long-awaited Nexus Study documenting how much affordable housing is actually needed for the added workforce of new office developments has finally been released by the city. It concludes...

It’s #GivingTuesday — help 48hills grow!

Dear Friend of 48hills, It’s been a crazy year, with attacks on journalists and the credibility of the news media dominating national politics. The Washington Post responded with a new...

SFist network shut down by anti-union billionaire owner

Visitors to local news aggregator and commentary site SFist were stunned today to find all of its content and archives replaced by a simply worded note from billionaire CEO and...

Strange rumblings in local news media

Strange rumblings in the local news media. First SFist is bought by a right-wing outfit that is already changing the flagship Gothamist in New York City. The owner of...